Press Release

Covidien to Present at Jefferies 2012 Global Healthcare Conference

MANSFIELD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 7, 2012-- Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, will present at the Jefferies 2012 Global Healthcare Conference in London on November 14, 2012. Coleman N. Lannum, Vice President, Investor Relations, will discuss the Company in a presentation scheduled to begin at 10:00AM local time (5:00AM ET).

A live audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed at Covidien’s Investor Relations website: http://investor.covidien.com. A replay will be available following the live presentation.

ABOUT COVIDIEN

Covidien is a leading global healthcare products company that creates innovative medical solutions for better patient outcomes and delivers value through clinical leadership and excellence. Covidien manufactures, distributes and services a diverse range of industry-leading product lines in three segments: Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Supplies. With 2011 revenue of $11.6 billion, Covidien has 41,000 employees worldwide in more than 65 countries, and its products are sold in over 140 countries. Please visit www.covidien.com to learn more about our business.

Source: Covidien

Covidien
Eric Kraus, 508-261-8305
Senior Vice President
Corporate Communications
eric.kraus@covidien.com
or
Coleman Lannum, CFA, 508-452-4343
Vice President
Investor Relations
cole.lannum@covidien.com
or
Bruce Farmer, 508-452-4372
Vice President
Public Relations
bruce.farmer@covidien.com
or
Todd Carpenter, 508-452-4363
Director
Investor Relations
todd.carpenter@covidien.com

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